Intelligence Surveillance & Privacy

FBI Responds to FISA Court Order Regarding Inspector General Report

Quinta Jurecic
Saturday, January 11, 2020, 10:44 AM

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The FBI has filed a response to the order of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) requesting further information on FBI and Justice Department practices in filing FISA warrants before the court in the wake of the Justice Department inspector general's report identifying failures in the Carter Page FISA application. The document is available here.

Additionally, FISC issued an order appointing David Kris as amicus curiae to assist the court in evaluating the government's response. The document is available here.

Both documents are included in full below.

Quinta Jurecic is a fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and a senior editor at Lawfare. She previously served as Lawfare's managing editor and as an editorial writer for the Washington Post.

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